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Re: [css-line-grid] What does "using the first available font" mean for line-grid: create

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2014 04:26:25 -0700
Message-ID: <53BBD561.3040902@inkedblade.net>
To: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>, Bem Jones-Bey <bjonesbe@adobe.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
On 07/07/2014 02:42 PM, Alan Stearns wrote:
>
> I think this is correct. You set up the line grid using the first
> available font for the element where line-grid computes to ‘create’ -
> whether or not the element contains any actual text.
>
> I am not entirely sure, but I’m assuming that ‘any’ in this context means
> ‘at least one.’ The ‘first available font’ is determined solely by
> availability, not suitability to any particular content.
>
> I’m assuming it means the first font in the font-family list.

I believe all your assumptions are correct. :)

I don't know where jdaggett keeps the css3-fonts sources, but
it seems like we should patch it to clarify all that.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 9 July 2014 15:28:50 UTC

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